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Josh Turner Bus Crash 9.26.2019

Josh Turner speaks out about the fatal bus accident after his concert at Vina Robles. A sound engineer died in the crash on the bus on 46 east, near Shandon. The crash occurred September 18th, shortly after the crew left Vina Robles. The bus left the roadway and plunged over a 50-foot embankment into a…

Wellsona Road 9.26.2019

Caltrans is looking for your input on the proposed under crossing at the interchange at 101 and Wellsona road near the truck stop. Several fatal accidents have occurred at the intersection near the truck stop, north of Paso Robles. Caltrans is accepting comments on their proposed $12 million dollar project. You can submit comments at…

San Miguel Cannabis Site 9.26.2019

The San Miguel Advisory Council approves a proposed cannabis cultivation site last night. The vote was 4-1 in favor of a 3.7 acre outdoor and indoor cultivation site one mile east of San Miguel. Natural Healing Center of Grover Beach already owns the property. Natural Healing Center operates a medicinal marijuana shop in Grover Beach.…

Weather Change 9.26.2019

Suddenly, fall has fallen. Cooler temperatures today in the north county. High temperatures this afternoon near 80. We have a slight chance of rain in the overnight hours tonight, tomorrow and Saturday night. The likelihood of rain about 10-15% at best. This weekend we’ll see much cooler temperatures than we’ve seen recently. Only into the…

North County Weather 9.25.2019

Sunny today, highs in the mid 90’s. Northerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. Tonight, clear with lows in the mid 50’s. Tomorrow, sunny but cooler, highs near 80. The extended forecast calls for a a cooling trend beginning tomorrow with temperatures dropping into the low 70’s this weekend. A 15% chance of rain Friday night…

Templeton Tennis Ranch Tournament 9.25.2019

The Central Coast Tennis Open continues today at the Templeton Tennis Ranch. Scott Cleere of the Tennis Ranch says seeing these women hit the ball is surprising and inspiring. Yesterday, Sophie Whittle of Nipomo, beat Michaela Bayerlova of the Czech Republican 6-4, 2-6, and 10-7. Whittle played collegiality at Gonzaga. In doubles play, Shelby Rogers…

Sea Otter 9.25.2019

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife released its 2019 sea otter census. There was a slight decline in the sea otter population. Since California sea otters are listed as endangered species, fish and wildlife experts have been doing surveys on the sea otter population since 1983 to keep track of their population trends. Environmental…

Power Outage 9.25.2019

Yesterday, PG and E cut electrical service to about 24 thousand customers in three counties in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The intent was to prevent wildfires. Thousands of people discovered when they awakened yesterday that they had no power. Many were not happy about it. Last year, a wildfire in Butte county left 86 people…

Atascadero City Council 9.25.2019

Atascadero city council talked for nearly two hours last night about drive-thrus. Phil Dunsmore is development director with the city of Atascadero. He says there are several new drive-thrus in Atascadero. Roberta Fonzi says there is a shortage of sit down restaurants in Atascadero. She says not every hotel visitor wants to make a run…

Paso Robles School Board 9.25.2019

The Paso Robles School Board voted 6-1 against forming a citizens committee to study financial dealings of the district over the previous five fiscal years. Board members and speakers from the public weighed in on the proposal. Several people stated that the Board of Trustees is a citizens oversight committee and it should perform that…